Urban mutations affecting the changes of historical urban environment

Skirmantė Mozūriūnaitė

Doctoral dissertation

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The dissertation explores the peculiarities of changes of functional mutation phenomenon. The subject of research covers mutations and transformations in the functional structure of downtown areas of Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda in the period of different social orders (1960-2009) and technological inventions. Urban functions are an important element in the urban structure reflecting problems of the structure and factors influencing them. The detailed research based on the case study of Vilnius city reveals the issue of complexity and multiplicity of functions. The main objective of the dissertation is to evaluate the peculiarities of mutations and transformations formed in the functional structure of the downtown parts of Lithuanian cities (Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda) and their determining factors. The dissertation also aims at disclosing the regularities of urban functional structure, mutations and transformations.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20334/2029-M

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Year:
2012
ISBN:
978-609-457-314-9
Imprint No:
2029-M
Dimensions:
145×205 mm
Pages:
225 p.
Cover:
Softcover
Language:
Lithuanian
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